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Lena Calfy

February 16, 1944 — September 25, 2022

Funeral Service at Church of the Nazarene, Walters, OK, Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Paul Metcalfe officiating. A Prayer Service will be held at Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters on Friday at 6:30 p.m., Ed Eschiti officiating.

Viewing at Hart-Wyatt from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday thru Friday.

Lena Ann (Chockpoyah) Calfy was born to Lee and Alice Lorean (Hicks) Chockpoyah on February 16, 1944 northeast of Walters, OK and departed this life in Lawton, OK on September 25, 2022 at the age of 78 years, 7 months and 9 days.

Lena grew up northeast of Walters on Beaver Creek and attended Lone Star School until transferring to Walters to begin her freshman year. She graduated from WHS in 1962. Lena married Michael Monzell “Mike” Calfy on July 6, 1962 in Walters where they have made their home and raised 4 kids. Through the years she worked at a factory in Frederick, worked at the city library and was a teacher’s aide at WPS. In the ‘80s she co-owned E & L Snack Shack and later owned the Wagon Wheel Restaurant. She also helped Mike build a few houses. In the 1990s she attended college, receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art from Cameron University in 1999 and went on to get her Master of Arts in Teaching in 2001.

Lena was very active in her church with children and youth ministries for many years and in 2001 received her Elder Ordination from The Church of The Nazarene in Oklahoma City. She pastored the Emerson Nazarene Church west of Walters for a number of years and has since served as Associate Pastor at The Church of the Nazarene in Walters.

Lena enjoyed reading, painting, drawing, playing dominos with her sisters and simply enjoyed time with her family most of all. She also enjoyed serving the Comanche Nation on the Housing Board and the traveling she experienced while on the board.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Alice Chockpoyah; and 2 sisters, Connie and Lou.

Survivors include her husband, Mike, of the home; 4 children and spouses, Mike Jr. and Lori Calfy of Edmond, OK, Shiela and Dan Swanner of Oklahoma City, Fonda and Jim Keesee of Walters, Chris Fletcher and Brittanni McMenamin of Chickasha, OK; 2 brothers, Fred Chockpoyah of Walters, Eddie and Rose Chockpoyah of Grandfield, OK; 5 sisters, Marie “Midge” Sevier of Moore, OK, Lavera Thompson, Sylvia Jean Ricketts, Geraldine Gray all of Walters and Jessie Foster of Comanche, OK; 16 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.

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